Paulitics' Cycle

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    Tyranny --> Revolution --> Freedom --> Prosperity --> Dependancy ---> Tyranny
    --------------------------------------------------- | We are here | ------------


    I've thought about Paulitics' signature (which I hereby dub Paulitics' Cycle) a few times now, as it does offer interesting fodder for thought. I'm left each time with a handfull of unanswered questions.

    Is it accurate?

    If so, is it a given?

    If it is not a given what can be done to break (or slow down) the cycle?

    If it is a given, how much time before the return of tyranny?

    What do you think?
     
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    The whole "dependency" thing is a made up construct.

    The "tyrannical" things about our government have more to do with warped priorities like people concerning themselves with someone telling them they have to have health coverage, but blindly allowing the government to violate the 4th amendment with warrantless searches.
     
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    I understand. If I was certain about everything, I probably wouldn't take the time to fully consider another's point of view either.
     
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    Maybe this is one of those things for which serenity deals best. You know, like the prayer.
     
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    Good lord! I thought Paulitics was menstruating or something. :redface: :razz:
     
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    My thoughts exactly.
     
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    Right jill, because there aren't millions of people dependent on their entitlements and subsidies from the government to live their lives. That's only one example.

    And who's telling you that you have to have healthcare? Far as I know, that's Edwards and Hillary's plan. The fact that 66% of people actually FAVOR that, tells me that people are pretty damn dependent on the system. The fact that significant portions of Americans favor having our government raise taxes to pay for a socialized program to offer, or even mandate citizens have healthcare shows just how dependent so many people have become.

    You know as well as I do that this is not the extent of the tyranny you see in our government.
    Your thoughts on what, exactly?
     
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    Kathianne's comment.
     
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    If you have a problem with me feel free to air it out, brother.
     
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    I'm not your brother, bro.

    I was just chuckling over the thread title, chill!
     

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